3 Things To Know In Wilmington On Friday, August 21, 2020

WILMINGTON, MA — Below are 3 things to know in Wilmington on Friday, August 21, 2020:

#1) Town Would Like To Cut Down Healthy Tree On Shawsheen Ave., Holding Public Hearing On August 21

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING
Removal of Public Shade Trees
Town of Wilmington, Department of Public Works

Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 87, Sections 3 and 4, a public hearing will be held on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 530  Shawsheen Avenue and Harold Avenue, Wilmington, MA to consider the removal of the following public tree:

Species: White Oak — Diamater: 26″ — Location: In front of 530 Shawsheen Avenue

Masks are required for anyone who chooses to attend.

The tree identified above have been posted for public inspection.

Any objections to their removal must be submitted in writing for the Tree Warden, prior to or during the hearing.  The mailing address for the Tree Warden is: Department of Public Works Tree Warden, 121 Glen Road, Wilmington, MA 01887. The Warden can be reached via phone at 978-658-4481.

#2) Donate To Wilmington Educational Foundation

The Wilmington Educational Foundation has partnered with Baystate Textiles to raise funds through an ongoing textile recycling rebate program.

Bag up any of your unwanted footwear, clothing, accessories, linens and stuffed animals and place them in the donation boxes located outside each of Wilmington’s public schools. Donations can be in any condition as long as they’re clean and dry.

The Wilmington Educational Foundation will receive a rebate of $100 for every ton of textiles collected.  WEF earns thousands of dollars each year from this fundraiser.

About Wilmington Educational Foundation

Established in 1999, the Wilmington Educational Foundation (WEF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to supporting innovation and excellence in the Wilmington public school system. WEF’s goal is to enhance and increase educational opportunities for all Wilmington students by providing funds for innovative programs that are not otherwise funded through the school budget.

To learn more about WEF, please visit www.wilmingtonedfoundation.org. WEF can also be found on Facebook and Twitter. WEF can be reached via email at wilmingtonedfoundation@gmail.com.

WEF Textile Fundraiser

#3) Donate To Beyond TOPS For Upcoming Yard Sale

Beyond Tops is scheduled to hold its Annual Yard Sale on Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 9am to 3pm, at 25 Marion Street in Wilmington.

All proceeds will benefit the popular 501c3 non-profit organization, which strives to integrate children with mental and physical disabilities into the Wilmington community through sports.

Organizers are looking to take and accept donations of all items (except TV’s, computers and stuffed animals). Any donation can be brought to 25 Marion Street (2nd Driveway). A pickup can be arranged by calling Mark and Kathy at 978-657-7723.

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